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June 21

UK fans wonder if Taylor Swift will say 'So long, London' after Eras Tour

Taylor Swift fans enjoy parsing the singer-songwriter’s lyrics for references to her romantic life and insights into her state of her mind
June 21
A fan wearing sunglasses waits outside Wembley Stadium ahead of Taylor Swift's first London concert, during her Eras Tour, in London, Friday June 21, 2024. (Lucy North/PA via AP)
June 21

New Mexico judge weighs whether to compel testimony from movie armorer in Alec Baldwin trial

A New Mexico judge is set to consider whether to compel a movie set armorer to testify at actor Alec Baldwin's manslaughter trial in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer during rehearsal for the Western movie “Rust.”
June 21
FILE - Alec Baldwin emcees the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award Gala at New York Hilton Midtown on Dec. 9, 2021, in New York. A New Mexico judge is scheduled to consider at a Friday, June 21, 2024, hearing, whether to compel a movie set armorer to testify at actor Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial for the fatal shooting of a cinematographer during rehearsal for the Western movie “Rust.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 20

Movie Review: ‘Kinds of Kindness,' Emma Stone’s latest foray into fearlessness with Yorgos Lanthimos

“Kinds of Kindness” is Emma Stone’s third feature collaboration with writer-director Yorgos Lanthimos, and they’re not done
June 20
This image released by Searchlight Pictures shows Margaret Qualley, from left, Jesse Plemons and Willem Dafoe in a scene from "Kinds of Kindness." (Searchlight Pictures via AP)
June 20

The Putin-Kim summit produced an unusual — and speedy — flurry of glimpses into North Korea

The imagery from Pyongyang emerged quickly this week and was notable in its variety
June 20
In this photo provided by the North Korean government, a motorcade with Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un head to the state guest house in Pyongyang, North Korea, early Wednesday, June 19, 2024. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
June 20

Elliott Gould, Justin Trudeau, Helen Mirren and more mourn Donald Sutherland

Famous fans, colleagues and family are paying tribute to actor Donald Sutherland, the star of “M.A.S
June 20
FILE - Donald Sutherland, left, and his son Kiefer Sutherland pose for a portrait in Los Angeles to promote the film "Forsaken." Donald Sutherland, the towering Canadian actor whose career spanned "M.A.S.H." to "The Hunger Games," has died at 88. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
June 20

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FILE - Actor Donald Sutherland appears at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 13, 2017. Sutherland, the towering Canadian actor whose career spanned "M.A.S.H." to "The Hunger Games," has died at 88. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 20

Donald Sutherland, the towering Canadian actor whose career spanned 'M.A.S.H.' to 'The Hunger Games,' dies at 88

Donald Sutherland, the towering Canadian actor whose career spanned 'M.A.S.H.' to 'The Hunger Games,' dies at 88
June 20
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This image released by the American Folk Art Museum shows "Portrait of Frederick A. Gale”, an oil on canvas by Ammi Phillips, part of the American Folk Art Museum. (American Folk Art Museum via AP)
June 20

Judy Garland's hometown is raising funds to purchase stolen ‘Wizard of Oz’ ruby slippers

Actress Judy Garland's hometown is raising money to recover a pair of ruby slippers she wore in “The Wizard of Oz” after it was stolen from a local museum and then turned over to an auction company
June 20
FILE - Ruby slippers once worn by Judy Garland in the "The Wizard of Oz," are displayed at a news conference, Sept. 4, 2018, at the FBI office in Brooklyn Center, Minn. The Minnesota hometown of Judy Garland, the late actress who wore the ruby slippers in “The Wizard of Oz,” will raise funds this weekend to recover the prized footwear after it was stolen from a local museum and then turned over to an auction company. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File)
June 20

Rapper Travis Scott arrested after Miami Beach police say he drunkenly yelled at people on a yacht

Miami Beach police say rapper Travis Scott was arrested on misdemeanor charges of trespassing and public intoxication
June 20
FILE - Travis Scott arrives at GQ's Men of the Year Party in Los Angeles on Nov. 16, 2023. Scott was arrested by Miami Beach police early Thursday on misdemeanor charges of trespassing and public intoxication. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
June 20

Actor Ian McKellen, 85, offers thanks for messages of support after three nights in the hospital

Actor Ian McKellen is resting, taking light exercise and undergoing physiotherapy after spending three nights in the hospital after he toppled off a London stage during a fight scene earlier this week
June 20
FILE - Actor Sir Ian McKellen speaks during the press conference for the film "Mr. Holmes" at the 2015 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. McKellen has been hospitalized Monday, June 17, 2024, after toppling off a London stage during a fight scene in a play. The 85-year-old actor known for playing Gandalf in the "Lord of the Rings" films and his many stage roles was playing John Falstaff in a production of Player Kings at the Noel Coward Theatre. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
June 20

After Drake battle, Kendrick Lamar turns victory lap concert into LA unity celebration

Not content with merely taking a victory lap after winning his battle last month against fellow rap superstar Drake, Kendrick Lamar turned his Juneteenth “Pop Out” concert into a celebration of Los Angeles unity
June 20
FILE - Kendrick Lamar performs at Coachella Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Indio, Calif. Kendrick Lamar turned his Juneteenth “Pop Out” concert into a celebration of Los Angeles unity. The 37-year-old rapper curated a three-hour livestreamed concert featuring a mix of up-and-coming LA rappers and stars including Dr. Dre and Tyler, The Creator. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
June 19

Movie Review: In 'The Bikeriders,' the birth of a subculture on two wheels

In the exhilarating first half of “The Bikeriders,” writer-director Jeff Nichols is less compelled to build a narrative around the 1960s bike gang, the Vandals, than he is to summon an intoxicating atmosphere reminiscent of the old photographs that ins...
June 19
This image released by Focus Features shows Austin Butler, left, and Tom Hardy in a scene from "The Bikeriders." (Focus Features via AP)
June 19

Review: June Squibb is delightful as a grandma on a mission in ‘Thelma’

In the new film “Thelma,” June Squibb plays a 90-something who gets scammed out of $10,000 and goes on a mission to get it back
June 19
This image released by Magnolia Pictures shows promotional art for the film "Thelma." (Magnolia Pictures via AP)
June 19

Japan's emperor says he looks forward to deepening ties with Britain's royals during UK visit

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito says he is delighted to finally be able to visit Britain after the trip was delayed by several years due to the COVID-19 pandemic
June 19
Japan's Emperor Naruhito walks to address a press conference at the Imperial Palace in advance of his visit to Britain, Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)
June 19

'Verzuz' will return after Swizz Beatz, Timbaland lock in new distribution partnership with X

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland are bringing the “Verzuz” series back with a new major platform for viewers to watch musicians face off in a song-against-song battle
June 19
Swizz Beatz, left, and Alicia Keys attend the Gordon Parks Foundation Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 19

In 'Janet Planet,' playwright Annie Baker explores a new dramatic world

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker has been hailed as one of the preeminent voices of her generation, but the movies have long lingered in her mind and in her work
June 19
Julianne Nicholson, left, and Annie Baker attend a screening of "Janet Planet" at Metrograph on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
June 19

Pharrell at Louis Vuitton celebrates the diversity of human skin in Paris UNESCO show

Louis Vuitton has celebrated the beauty of humanity in a star-studded menswear showcase at UNESCO in Paris
June 19
A model wears a creation as part of the Louis Vuitton Spring Summer 2025 collection, that was presented in Paris, France, Tuesday, June 18, 2024. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
June 19

Japan's 'beat poet' Kazuko Shiraishi, pioneer of modern performance poetry, dies at 93

Kazuko Shiraishi, a leading name in modern Japanese “beat” poetry, has died
June 19
Kazuko Shiraishi reads a poetry in Tokyo on March 11, 2016. Shiraishi, a leading name in modern Japanese “beat” poetry, known for her dramatic readings, at times with jazz music, died of heart failure on June 14, according to a Tokyo publisher of her works on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. She was 93. (Kyodo News via AP)
June 18

Noam Chomsky's wife says reports of famed linguist's death are false

Noam Chomsky’s wife, Valeria Wasserman Chomsky, says reports that the famed linguist and activist had died are untrue
June 18
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2012, file photo activist Noam Chomsky stands during a press conference to support the Gaza-bound flotilla in the port of Gaza City. Chomsky is hospitalized in his wife's native country of Brazil after suffering a massive stroke, she confirmed Tuesday, June 11, 2024. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa, File)
June 18

3-time gold medalist Misty May-Treanor heads to Olympics for NBCUniversal beach volleyball coverage

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor is heading back to the Summer Games — as a beach volleyball analyst for NBCUniversal
June 18
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‘Fancy Dance’ with Lily Gladstone balances heartbreak, humor in story of a missing Indigenous woman

In “Fancy Dance,” Lily Gladstone stars as Jax, who is searching for her missing sister and caring for her young niece
June 18
Director Erica Tremblay, left, Lily Gladstone, right, and Isabel Deroy-Olson pose for a portrait to promote the film "Fancy Dance" on Sunday, June 16, 2024, in New York. (Photo by Matt Licari/Invision/AP)
June 18

Justin Timberlake arrested: What you need to know about the pop star

Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island
June 18
FILE - Justin Timberlake arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Candy," Monday, May 9, 2022, at El Capitan Theatre. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York's Long Island.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 18

Celebrity brushes with the law are not new in the Hamptons. Ask Billy Joel and Martha Stewart

Justin Timberlake is not the first celebrity to run afoul of the law in the Hamptons
June 18
FILE - Martha Stewart attends the Footwear News Achievement Awards at Cipriani South Street on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
June 18

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Lawyer for man accused of attacking Salman Rushdie says client doesn't want offered plea deal

The lawyer for the New Jersey man accused of repeatedly stabbing author Salman Rushdie says his client isn't interested in an offered plea deal that would shorten his time in state prison but expose him to federal prison on a separate terrorism-related...
June 18
FILE - Hadi Matar, the man charged with stabbing author Salman Rushdie, arrives for an arraignment at the Chautauqua County Courthouse, Aug. 13, 2022, in Mayville, N.Y. Matar is not interested in an offered plea deal that would shorten his time in state prison but expose him to federal prison on a separate terrorism-related charge, his lawyer said Tuesday, June 18, 2024. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
June 18

Music Review: Concert album from the Tomasz Stanko Quartet explains the jazz lineup’s staying power

A new jazz album from the Tomasz Stanko Quartet is a concert recording from 2004
June 18
This album cover image released by ECM Records shows “September Night” by The Tomasz Stanko Quartet. (ECM Records via AP)
June 18

Justin Timberlake released from custody after arraignment in New York's Hamptons on a charge of intoxicated driving

Justin Timberlake released from custody after arraignment in New York's Hamptons on a charge of intoxicated driving
June 18
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Jesse Plemons is ready for the ride

Jesse Plemons is less a chameleon than a singular presence that can be dialed to disturbing or sweet
June 18
FILE - Jesse Plemons, left, and Kirsten Dunst pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Kinds of Kindness" at the 77th international film festival, Cannes, southern France on May 17, 2024. (Photo by Andreea Alexandru/Invision/AP, File)
June 18

Cruise ship with Broadway stars to steam off to Mexico in spring 2025

A cruise ship starring some of Broadway’s biggest names, including Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti and Emmy-winner Wayne Brady, will sail from Miami to Mexico next spring
June 18
Laura Benanti appears at the premiere for "No Hard Feelings" in New York on June 20, 2023, left, and Wayne Brady appears at the American Music Awardsin Los Angeles on Nov. 20, 2022. Benanti and Brady are among some of Broadway’s biggest names who will be aboard The Broadway Cruise — heading roundtrip from Miami to Cozumel, from March 31-April 4, 2025. (AP Photo)
June 18

Rebellious. Cool. Nostalgic. Bringing ‘The Bikeriders’ to life, and movie theaters

Jeff Nichols had dreamt of making a film about a 1960s motorcycle club for over 20 years
June 18
This image released by Focus Features shows Tom Hardy in a scene from "The Bikeriders." (Focus Features via AP)
June 18

Who will have the 2024 song of the summer? We offer some predictions

Since the beginning of time or, at least, pop music, only a few tracks have earned the esteemed designation of “song of the summer.”
June 18
Post Malone performs during the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on Friday, June 14, 2024, in Manchester, Tenn. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
June 18

Singer Justin Timberlake charged with driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons

Pop star Justin Timberlake has been charged with drunken driving in a village in New York's Hamptons
June 18
FILE - Justin Timberlake arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Candy," Monday, May 9, 2022, at El Capitan Theatre. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York's Long Island.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 18

Singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and is accused of driving while intoxicated on Long Island, AP source says

Singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and is accused of driving while intoxicated on Long Island, AP source says
June 18
June 18

Quavo hosts summit against gun violence featuring VP Kamala Harris on late rapper Takeoff's birthday

Migos rapper Quavo’s quest to transform his nephew Takeoff’s tragic shooting into a force for change during a movement-building summit aimed against gun violence on what would have been the late rapper’s 30th birthday
June 18
FILE - Quavo poses for a portrait at the White House in Washington on Sept. 20, 2023. Quavo is hosting the inaugural Rocket Foundation Summit at the Carter Center in Atlanta on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Stephanie Scarbrough, File)
June 18

Ralph Lauren goes with basic blue jeans for Team USA's opening Olympic ceremony uniforms

When Team USA walks with the world’s athletes during the Paris Olympics' opening ceremony, they’ll be doing so in snappy blue blazers and blue jeans from Ralph Lauren
June 18
Team USA Paris Olympics attire is displayed at Ralph Lauren headquarters on Monday, June 17, 2024, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
June 18

Jazz, justice and Juneteenth: Wynton Marsalis and Bryan Stevenson join forces to honor Black protest

Civil rights lawyer and jazz pianist Bryan Stevenson and Pulitzer-winning jazz artist Wynton Marsalis are debuting a new live performance album of historic jazz records created in time for Juneteenth to protest racial injustice
June 18
Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz artist Wynton Marsalis, left, and Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, right, pose for a photograph on Thursday, June 13, 2024, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
June 18

Post Malone and Doja Cat to headline Global Citizen Festival to mobilize young people

Post Malone and Doja Cat, two of pop music’s biggest stars, will headline this year’s Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park on Sept. 28, as organizers focus on mobilizing young people to help address the world’s pressing problems
June 18
FILE - Post Malone performs a medley during the 59th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas. Post Malone and Doja Cat, two of pop music’s biggest stars, will headline this year’s Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park on Sept. 28, 2024, as organizers focus on mobilizing young people to help address the world’s pressing problems. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
June 18

Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star of 'A Man and a Woman' and 'La Dolce Vita,' dies at 92

Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star and dark-eyed beauty of classic films including Federico Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita” and Claude Lelouch’s “A Man and a Woman,” has died
June 18
FILE - French actress Anouk Aimee poses with her husband, Lyricist Pierre Baruch, in Hollywood last night after the Hollywood foreign press association named her best actress of the year at the group's annual Golden Globes Awards Banquet. She won in the Drama Category for her role in "A man and a woman" on Feb. 1967..The film was named best foreign language film of the Year. French actress Anouk Aimée, winner of a Golden Globe for her starring role in "A Man and a Woman" by legendary French director Claude Lelouch, has died, her agent said Tuesday June 18, 2024. She was 92. (AP Photo, File)
June 18

French actress Anouk Aimée, a Golden Globe-winner for her role in 'A Man and a Woman,' has died at 92, her agent says

French actress Anouk Aimée, a Golden Globe-winner for her role in 'A Man and a Woman,' has died at 92, her agent says
June 18
June 17

FACT FOCUS: Biden's pause as he left a star-studded LA fundraiser becomes a target for opponents

Video from a fundraiser in Los Angeles for President Joe Biden is circulating on social media with claims that he froze up onstage as he exited the event
June 17
President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event with former President Barack Obama at the Peacock Theater, Saturday, June 15, 2024, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 17

Actor Ian McKellen, 85, is looking forward to returning to work after his fall off a London stage

Veteran actor Ian McKellen says he is looking forward to returning to work after toppling off a London stage during a play and being hospitalized
June 17
FILE - British actor Ian McKellen poses in front of beach huts, on the Deauville promenade during the 41st American Film Festival, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, in Deauville, western France. McKellen has been hospitalized Monday, June 17, 2024, after toppling off a London stage during a fight scene in a play. The 85-year-old actor known for playing Gandalf in the “Lord of the Rings” films and his many stage roles was playing John Falstaff in a production of Player Kings at the Noel Coward Theatre. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
June 17

That cool Tony Awards moment when Jay-Z joined Alicia Keys? Turns out it wasn't live

Jay-Z’s electrifying reunion with Alicia Keys on what appeared to be a live duet of “Empire State of Mind” at the Tony Awards was actually pre-taped, a show official who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly told The Associated Press
June 17
Alicia Keys performs with members of the company of "Hell's Kitchen" during the 77th Tony Awards on Sunday, June 16, 2024, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
June 17

The Washington Post's leaders are taking heat for journalism in Britain that wouldn't fly in the US

A trio of extraordinary stories are increasing the pressure on The Washington Post's new leadership, along with highlighting the differences in journalism practices in England and the United States
June 17
FILE - People walk by the One Franklin Square Building, home of The Washington Post newspaper, in downtown Washington, Feb. 21, 2019. New leaders of The Washington Post are being haunted by their past, with ethical questions raised about their actions as journalists in London that illustrate very different press traditions in the United States and England. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
June 17

Sabato De Sarno unveils Gucci precision saturated in color to close Milan Fashion Week

It’s been creative director musical chairs at some of Italy’s top fashion houses, and the pressure is showing, at least on social media
June 17
A model wears a creation as part of the Giorgio Armani Men's Spring Summer 2025 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Monday, June 17, 2024. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno).
June 17

Music Review: Linda Thompson’s family and friends sing her songs on 'Proxy Music'

Linda Thompson is often remembered for music she made with Richard Thompson, including several classic albums before their marriage ended in 1982
June 17
This album cover image released by StorySound Records shows "Proxy Music" by Linda Thompson. (StorySound Records via AP)
June 17

Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis' will hit US theaters in September

After months of conjecture about the fate of Francis Ford Coppola’s self-financed epic, “Megalopolis” has finally found a home
June 17
FILE - Director Francis Ford Coppola poses for photographers at the photo call for the film "Megalopolis" at the 77th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 17, 2024. Lionsgate will distribute “Megalopolis” in U.S. and Canadian theaters, the studio announced Monday, ending one of the biggest acquisition dramas of the year. (Photo by Scott A Garfitt/Invision/AP, File)
June 17

Book Review: Serena Kaylor's 'Calculation' proves predictable romance can be uproarious, nail-biting

Marlowe Meadows has great grades, a loving family, two best friends who understand her and all her autistic quirks, and a picture-perfect, blue-eyed, football-playing boyfriend
June 17
This cover image released by Wednesday Books shows "The Calculation of You and Me" by Serena Kaylor. (Wednesday Books via AP)
June 17

Explore the captivating world of Jim Henson and his Muppets in new doc

The director explains role Henson's wife played in the creation of the Muppets.
June 17
VIDEO: Ron Howard on directing 'Jim Henson: Idea Man'